Hatchery production of spiny lobsters

Spiny lobsters are a premium seafood whose culture has depended on wild-caught seedstock. An Australian company is helping shift the farming paradigm to more sustainable hatchery production. 

Spiny lobster aquaculture
Article image for Spiny lobster aquaculture

Health & Welfare

Spiny lobster aquaculture

Spiny lobsters have a long, complex life cycle. Growing them through larval stages is a particular challenge. Spiny lobster culture is currently centered in Vietnam, where the industry depends on wild-caught animals for stocking and trash fish for feeding.